C$50,066
Avg. Salary
C$16.07
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$5,985

Bonus

C$2,500

Profit Sharing

C$15,245

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Account Executive is C$16.07 per hour.

The average pay for an Account Executive is C$50,066 per year.

C$11.81
10%
C$16.07
50%
C$39.64
90%
MEDIAN C$16.07
C$35k
10%
C$50k
50%
C$78k
90%
MEDIAN C$50,066
C$34,998 - C$77,630
C$35K
C$50K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$50,066
10%
50%
90%
C$11.81 - C$39.64
C$12
C$16
C$40
MEDIAN: C$16.07
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$94K
Salary C$34,998 - C$77,630
Bonus C$798 - C$26,181
Profit Sharing C$296 - C$20,273
Commission C$3,020 - C$49,052
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$36,005 - C$94,771
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 924
Hourly Data C$0C$42
Hourly Rate C$11.81 - C$39.64
Hourly Tips C$17.61
Overtime C$20.00
Annual Data C$0C$94K
Bonus C$798 - C$26,181
Commission C$3,020 - C$49,052
Profit Sharing C$296 - C$20,273
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$36,005 - C$94,771
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

Job Description for Account Executive

An account executive usually holds a sales position, typically selling services and products to other businesses and individuals. Generally, the executive's company sets sales quotas that must be met to succeed in this position. The account executive may be provided with clients and/or carry out research and recruiting to gain prospective clients; some cold calling may be necessary. When prospective clients are identified, the executive must work to discover those potential clients' needs and make targeted pitches for services and products that will fulfill their needs; they must then work to close the sale.

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Account Executive Tasks
  • Solicits and maintains contact with current and prospect key accounts.
  • Sell the organization's products and/or services to established customers or new prospects.
  • Track activity, prepare and maintain records for sales leads and account status.
  • Handle entire inside sales process from proposal to close; reach or exceed sales quotas.
  • Attend special training of products and/or services to understand technical aspects of solutions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

Pay by Experience for an Account Executive has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Executive with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 293 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Executive with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Account Executive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$69,000 based on 113 salaries. An Account Executive with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$76,000 based on 51 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$54,801

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Account Executive Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Account Executive?

Account Executive in Toronto:
"Opportunities for growth & success are readily available."
Invest in yourself, set your goals from the start, listen and learn from others, but always remember you are in control of your success.

Account Executive in Calgary:
"The hard truth about cold calling."
No one prepares you for the constant rejection and being told no 20 times for every yes. If you let it get to you during your first 30 days don't talk yourself into staying - it never goes away. 10 years down the road you will have success and wealth but it changes how you interact with the world - decide how much that constant struggle is worth to you.

Account Executive in Mississauga:
"A strategic executive armed with a multi-faceted skill set."
Pros: Employee culture, office environment, challenging work, great team.
Cons: Working long hours outside of job requirements, slight favortism in office.

Account Executive in Ottawa:
"Work Flexibility And Culture."
Pros: I really appreciate the work flexibility, culture. I like that it is not the norm and working with many different areas from Military, Police to Utilities and Mining. Dealing with Aerial Robotics or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to use for surveillance, search and rescue or pipe line surveying the possibilities are endless. I like that I have many areas to work in from Trade Shows, marketing, various administration tasks and even IT support.
Cons: I do not like having my work being held up because I cannot get the answers in time from my Business heads.

Account Executive in abc:
Be very clear about what actual payouts will be. Be very clear that all team members are treated equally.

Account Executive in Guelph:
Pros: The fact I can help some good people find work in a time of need.
Cons: Having to deal with people who are trying to cheat the system.

Account Executive in Vancouver:
"money money money"
Pros: more sales more money, i don't need to ask the boss for a raise
Cons: stress from being on full commision and meeting monthyl quota

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Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

▲38%

▲25%

▲20%

National Average
C$55,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 14%